Birds And Beasts

Specially commissioned stories with an animal theme.

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Episodes

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AR01Nanny2007031220080803

By Shena Mackay.

The past catches up with Campbell Forsyth, academic and philanderer, when he notices something odd about the hairy woman in the front row.

Read by Barbara Flynn

By Shena Mackay, read by Barbara Flynn

AR01Nanny2007031220080803

By Shena Mackay.

The past catches up with Campbell Forsyth, academic and philanderer, when he notices something odd about the hairy woman in the front row.

Read by Barbara Flynn

By Shena Mackay, read by Barbara Flynn

AR02The Parakeet *2007031320080810

By Lynne Truss.

Life in Richmond Park is one long laugh for Justin the parakeet, until he encounters an exotic visitor with a much darker view of the world.

Read by Douglas Hodge

AR02The Parakeet *2007031320080810

By Lynne Truss.

Life in Richmond Park is one long laugh for Justin the parakeet, until he encounters an exotic visitor with a much darker view of the world.

Read by Douglas Hodge

AR03Hey Ho Silvo *2007031420080817

By Ruth Thomas

As Cathleen mourns her much-loved dog she receives a visit from her nephew, who is nursing a very different sense of loss.

Read by Anne Reid

AR03Hey Ho Silvo *2007031420080817

By Ruth Thomas

As Cathleen mourns her much-loved dog she receives a visit from her nephew, who is nursing a very different sense of loss.

Read by Anne Reid

AR04Wayland Smith *2007031520080824

By Tobias Hill.

In this retelling of the fable, Wayland encounters a mysterious swan-woman beside the Lake of Wolves.

Read by Samuel West

AR04Wayland Smith *2007031520080824

By Tobias Hill.

In this retelling of the fable, Wayland encounters a mysterious swan-woman beside the Lake of Wolves.

Read by Samuel West

AR05 LASTBuddy2007031620080831

By Cat Weatherill, read by Nicola Walker.

While Adam plays with his mistress, Buddy demonstrates that dogs possess a superior understanding of fidelity.

AR05 LASTBuddy2007031620080831

By Cat Weatherill, read by Nicola Walker.

While Adam plays with his mistress, Buddy demonstrates that dogs possess a superior understanding of fidelity.